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Beth Israel Lahey Health Program Coordinator in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Type: Regular

Time Type: Full time

Work Shift: Day (United States of America)

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

Funded as part of the Mass General Brigham Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Equity Grant, the Program Coordinator will play a crucial role in fulfilling the administrative requirements of this grant. Their primary responsibility will be to assist with grant management, including ensuring deliverables are met and reports are submitted in a timely manner. Additionally, the program coordinator will assist with the preparation of plans, reports, and data collection for the proper management of this grant. They will work closely with internal and external stakeholders to coordinate events and plan other activities.

The Mass General Brigham Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Equity Grant hopes to increase access to and retention in SUD treatment and recovery support services for Black, Hispanic, Latine, and Native and tribal-identified people.

This position coordinates and oversees administrative operations within assigned program/department areas.

Job Description:

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Implements and coordinates administrative procedures, processes, services and systems for the assigned program.

  • Trains other staff in proper methods and procedures to ensure the accuracy and quality of work.

  • Provides administrative support to staff in assigned program areas.

  • Schedules and prepares materials for appointments, meetings and special events.

  • Coordinates program correspondence, calendars, projects and travel arrangements as needed.

  • Ensures that staff are informed, and supplies and equipment are available.

  • Develops, maintains and oversees program databases. Compiles data; prepares, summarizes and distributes regular and ad hoc reports.

  • Coordinates, tracks and monitors program expenses, invoices and billing with appropriate cost centers and budget.

  • Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of the program administration.

  • Collaborates with program leadership and members to identify other program needs. Recommends and implements modifications to improve effectiveness.

  • Coordinates and oversees preparation for compliance with BIDMC policies and procedures as well as other external regulatory agencies.

  • Maintains accurate records for compliance. Participates in quality improvement projects.

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma required; Associate's degree preferred.

  • Minimum of 1-3 years of related work experience required.

  • Advanced skills with Microsoft applications which may include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Access and other web-based applications.

  • May produce complex documents, perform analysis and maintain databases.


Written Communications: Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in written English with internal and external customers.

Oral Communications: Ability to comprehend and converse in English to communicate effectively with medical center staff, patients, families and external customers.

Knowledge: Ability to demonstrate full working knowledge of standard concepts, practices, procedures and policies with the ability to use them in varied situations.

Team Work: Ability to work collaboratively in small teams to improve the operations of immediate work group by offering ideas, identifying issues, and respecting team members.

Customer Service: Ability to provide a high level of customer service to patients, visitors, staff and external customers in a professional, service-oriented, respectful manner using skills in active listening and problem solving. Ability to remain calm in stressful situations.

Age based Competencies:

Employees in this job must be competent to provide patient care to the following age groups: Young adult: 16-30 years, Middle Age: 30 - 60 years, Elderly: 60 -.

Physical Nature of the Job:

Sedentary work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally in carrying, lifting, pushing, pulling objects. Sitting most of the time, with walking and standing required only occasionally.

As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more ( about this requirement.

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Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled